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1 Mississippi State University 1 Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology Department Head: Dr. Jeffrey Dean 402 Dorman Hall Box 9655 Telephone: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Programs Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Kenneth Willeford 445 Dorman Hall Box 9655 Telephone: kwilleford Entomology and Plant Pathology Programs Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Michael Caprio 160 Clay Lyle Entomology Complex Box 9775 Telephone: The department offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science in Agricultural Life Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry, Entomology, or Plant Pathology; the Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology; the Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry, Entomology, or Plant Pathology. The department also participates in interdisciplinary programs leading to the Master of Science in Agricultural Life Sciences with a concentration in Animal Physiology or Genetics; the Master of Science in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Nutrition; the Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with concentrations in Animal Physiology or Genetics; the Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Animal Nutrition. Admission Criteria Prerequisites for admission include a bachelor s or master s degree in a physical or life science with a strong background in the program discipline of interest (biochemistry, molecular biology, entomology, or plant pathology). A graduate screening committee, composed of members of the Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology faculty, screens all applicants. Final acceptance into a graduate program is contingent upon the availability of a suitable major professor. A minimum 2.75 overall grade point average on a 4.00 scale is required for admission. The GRE general test is required. International students are required to have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 500 PBT (61 ibt) or an IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems) score of 5.5 (non-english speaking international students). Provisional Admission A student who has not fully met the GPA or other requirements stipulated by the University may be admitted on a provisional basis. The provisionallyadmitted student is eligible for a change to regular status after receiving a 3.00 GPA on the first 9 hours of graduate courses at Mississippi State University (with no grade lower than a C). The first 9 hours of graduate courses must be within the student's program of study. Courses with an S grade, transfer credits, or credits earned while in Unclassified status cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. If a 3.00 is not attained, the provisional student shall be dismissed from the graduate program. Academic departments may set higher standards for students to fulfill provisional requirements; a student admitted with provisional status should contact the graduate coordinator for the program s specific requirements. While in the provisional status, a student is not eligible to hold a graduate assistantship. Academic Performance Maintenance of an overall GPA of 3.00 or greater is expected for students enrolled in M.S. or Ph.D. programs in the department. The student is allowed only two Cs. Any third C or the first grade below C (a D or F) is grounds for dismissal. Approved "Programs of Study" are provided below. Students should develop programs of study with their major professor and graduate committee as Graduate Coordinator consent. If substitutions are made for required courses, these must be documented on the program of study form.

2 2 Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology Master of Science in Agricultural Life Sciences with Biochemistry Concentration - Thesis 4 BCH 6804 Molecular Biology Methods 1 4 Graduate-level coursework 4 BCH 8000 Thesis Research/ Thesis in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology 6 Total Hours 30 1 Students completing the split-level BCH core courses at MSU at the 4000-level are exempt from these classes and other approved courses will be substituted in consultation with the major professor and the student s graduate committee, and a final oral examination. 2 All students are required to present two seminars; the first usually in the second semester in residence (e.g., proposal topic) and one on the final research results. At least 12 hours of coursework must be taken at the 8000 level. Master of Science in Agricultural Life Sciences with Biochemistry Concentration - Non- Thesis 4 BCH 6804 Molecular Biology Methods 1 4 Graduate-level coursework 10 BCH 7000 Directed Individual Study in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology 3 3 Total Hours 33 1 Students completing the split-level BCH core courses at MSU at the 4000-level are exempt from these classes and other approved courses will be substituted in consultation with the major professor and the student s graduate committee, and a final oral examination. 2 All students are required to present two seminars; the first usually in the second semester in residence (e.g., proposal topic) and one on the final research project. 3 The research paper will be the equivalent of a research literature review and will be reviewed by the student s committee. At least 15 hours of coursework must be taken at the 8000 level. Master of Science in Agricultural Life Sciences with Entomology or Plant Pathology Concentration Coursework at 8000-level or higher 12 Other graduate-level coursework 10 EPP 8000 Thesis Research/ Thesis in Entomology and Plant Pathology 6 Total Hours 30

3 Mississippi State University 3 Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with Biochemistry Concentration Baccalaureate Degree to Ph.D. Select one of the following: 3-4 BCH 6623 BCH 8633 Biochemistry of Specialized Tissues Enzymes or BCH 6804 Molecular Biology Methods BCH 9000 Dissertation Research/ Dissertation in Biochemistry,Molecular Biology,Entomology and Plant Pathology 20 Enrichment courses 3 12 Additional graduate-level courses Or equivalent BCH or Life Science-related coursework; students completing the split-level BCH core courses at MSU at the 4000-level are exempt from these classes, and other approved courses will be substituted in consultation with the major professor and the student s graduate committee. 2 The first formal seminar should be within the first 1.5 years the student is in residence. The final seminar will be a presentation of the final 3 It is recommended that the doctoral program include enrichment courses to be approved by the graduate committee. The enrichment program student. This program requires a minimum of 40 credit hours of coursework and at least 20 research hours above the baccalaureate degree (60 hours total) for students entering with only a baccalaureate degree. Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with Biochemistry Concentration Master of Science Degree to Ph.D. Select one of the following: 3-4 BCH 6623 BCH 8633 Biochemistry of Specialized Tissues Enzymes or BCH 6804 Molecular Biology Methods BCH 9000 Dissertation Research/ Dissertation in Biochemistry,Molecular Biology,Entomology and Plant Pathology 20 Enrichment courses 3 12 Total Hours 47 1 Or equivalent BCH or Life Science-related coursework; students completing the split-level BCH core courses at MSU at the 4000-level are exempt from these classes, and other approved courses will be substituted in consultation with the major professor and the student s graduate committee. 2 The first formal seminar should be within the first 1.5 years the student is in residence. The final seminar will be a presentation of the final 3 It is recommended that the doctoral program include enrichment courses to be approved by the graduate committee. The enrichment program student.

4 4 Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology Students entering the program with an M.S. degree have a required minimum of 40 hours past that degree utilizing a combination of coursework and research hours (with a minimum of 20 hours of research/dissertation). Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology Baccalaureate Degree to Ph.D. BCH 6603 General Biochemistry (prerequisite) 1 3 BCH 6613 General Biochemistry (prerequisite) 1 3 Select one of the following: BCH 6713 BCH 8643 Molecular Biology Molecular Genetics BCH 8654 Intermediary Metabolism 2 4 BCH 8101 Seminar 3 2 BCH 9000 Dissertation Research/ Dissertation in Biochemistry,Molecular Biology,Entomology and Plant Pathology 30 Enrichment Courses 4 12 Total Hours Or equivalent. 2 Or equivalent BCH or Life Science-related coursework; students completing the split-level BCH core courses at MSU at the 4000-level are exempt from these classes, and other approved courses would be substituted in consultation with the major professor and the student s graduate committee. 3 The first formal seminar should be within the first 1.5 years the student is in residence. The final seminar will be a presentation of the final 4 It is recommended that the doctoral program include enrichment courses to be approved by the graduate committee. The enrichment program student. Such enrichment courses or technical proficiencies could include (but are not limited to) statistics, biocomputing, electron microscopy, plant transformation, tissue culture, production of monoclonal antibodies, etc. The Molecular Biology Ph.D. degree is primarily a research degree. However, a minimum of hours of coursework and 30 hours of research beyond the B.S. degree are required. A student entering the program with a master s degree will be required to take hours past that degree. The courses shall come from the offerings of the department and from supporting programs. If the student desires a specific minor, 12 hours should be in that field. The selection of courses is left to the student in consultation with the major professor and graduate committee. The student will submit a research proposal to the committee. No time limit is imposed, but it is suggested that the proposal be submitted within the first 1.5 years. The student will have yearly reviews with the graduate committee. The student is expected to produce publishable research. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology Master of Science Degree to Ph.D. A student entering the program with a master s degree will be required to take hours past that degree. The courses shall come from the offerings of the department and from supporting programs. If the student desires a specific minor, 12 hours should be in that field. The selection of courses is left to the student in consultation with the major professor and graduate committee. Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with Entomology Concentration Enrichment courses 1 12

5 Mississippi State University 5 Additional graduate-level coursework 46 1 It is recommended that the doctoral program include enrichment courses to be approved by the graduate committee. The enrichment program would consist of 12 course credits or equivalent special projects or study areas related to the specific interests and needs of the student. This program requires 60 credit hours of coursework above the baccalaureate degree. The student will submit a research proposal to the committee. Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with Plant Pathology Concentration Enrichment courses 1 12 Additional graduate-level coursework 46 1 It is recommended that the doctoral program include enrichment courses to be approved by the graduate committee. The enrichment program would consist of 12 course credits or equivalent special projects or study areas related to the specific interests and needs of the student. This program requires 60 credit hours of coursework above the baccalaureate degree. The student will submit a research proposal to the committee.

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